Why Liverpool's centre-backs need to start defending as a pair

Why Liverpool's centre-backs need to start defending as a pair

Another game, another avoidable goal conceded and yet two more points dropped.....sound familiar? A game that the Reds having scored the all-important first goal should have won with ease instead turned into another case of deja vu. I wrote earlier this summer that if we didn't sign a top-class centre-half the transfer window would've been a failure and for me it's hard to argue against this, but if we forget the players we haven't got and focus on the ones …
The Formula to Win the League

The Formula to Win the League

The Premiership is just around the corner.  In a recent article, I came up with specific plan of action on how to win the league by focusing almost exclusively on the 'Bottom 14' teams.  This article looks to explore a list of specific parameters that can help Liverpool win the league based on the managers recent results with Liverpool. It will explore what Jose Mourinho does against his top 4 rivals in the Premiership, look for the likely amount of …
Clean Sheets Don't Hide The Dirt in Defence for Liverpool

Clean Sheets Don't Hide The Dirt in Defence for Liverpool

"Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed" - Irene Peter.
Defensive frailties have been at the forefront of Brendan Rodgers' reign as Liverpool manager so far. The goals of last season papered over last season's cracks and despite the improvement since Christmas 2014, Liverpool are only 4 goals better off defensively than they were at this point last season. The main difference from this season to last is that the attack isn't rescuing the defence, …
Attention Liverpool Fans, It's time to Support & Believe

Attention Liverpool Fans, It's time to Support & Believe

Gerrard is the reason we’re conceding so many goals… No, Johnson is the reason we’re conceding so many goals… No, Agger is the issue… Nope, it’s definitely Jon Flanagan’s fault… It’s definitely Kolo Toure being useless isn’t it. That’s the reason… Just listen to yourselves for a moment. Liverpool won a seven goal thriller to win 4-3 with another vital three points in the bag and yet the fans reaction is one of frustration and confusion… Never mind the fact …
Home Sick: Why Liverpool Are Less Dominant Away From Anfield

Home Sick: Why Liverpool Are Less Dominant Away From Anfield